These "teachable" moments that some might view as setbacks are also one way that life reminds us to slow down and take a deeper breath, to pace ourselves. Renewed, we stand up once again. Once again, we speak up about things that matter most in life to us.
This Women's History Month, with all the women I admire and the next generation, I hope to inspire in tow, I thank my mom for being a woman who leads, creates and stands, who embraces her bossy, and who understands that "well-behaved women rarely make history."
The history of our state and nation is illuminated by the successes of dedicated women. However, the hard truth is that for many women across Hawaii it has become increasingly challenging to keep afloat.
During this last week of Women’s History Month, I wanted you to learn about Ella Baker, a transforming but too-little-known woman and overpowering justice warrior for my generation of civil rights activists.
Take some time to thank the women in your life who are supportive and who believe in you. And remember, it's not just about surrounding yourself with lots of women. It's about having a sisterhood.
If you venture across the National Mall, you will find precious few memorials to women. At one end, Abraham Lincoln's stoic face scans the two-mile-long lawn. In the middle is the monument to George Washington.
As March -- Women's History Month -- comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on those women artists in the past who have paved the way for women artists today, challenging fiercely held stereotypes and creating great art.
Women, both locally and all throughout the world, are becoming a powerful force in the philanthropic sector.
May we celebrate a future where women know their worth, their potential and their ability to change the world. Move over Harry, the girls can take it from here.
The presence of women in powerful positions continues to shock and awe, further solidifying women as the "other" when it comes to positions of power.
The reality is that women's contributions to our nation's history are not limited to one month in a year, and so learning about them should not be limited either.
Immigrant women in Georgia need a driver's license in order to navigate their lives with dignity and without dependence on others, including their abusers in the case of domestic violence survivors.
Imagine what we could accomplish in these next 50 years if we were to "think big, unite and use our power." Imagine women, men, girls and boys each seeing themselves as equally valuable human beings. Imagine how life would look and feel then.
Even conscientious women and men who are focused on social justice are often unaware that March is an annual event that pays tribute to women who have changed our world.
The Two Out of Three Club is a sorority of women dedicated to keeping each other from living full lives. Few people know that the sorority exists, and fewer still realize that they are active members of it.
All month we have been commemorating Women's History Month. As March comes to a close there is no better way to recognize women's history than by celebrating the Affordable Care Act. That's because we are confident the law will go down in history as landmark legislation.